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  • 'The Left Front': A compelling look at tumultuous era

    'The Left Front': A compelling look at tumultuous era
    Eugene Lyons famously branded 1930s America "The Red Decade." It was a period, he argued, when many on the left were so enamored of Marxism and the dramatic upheavals of the Russian revolution they turned a blind eye to Joseph Stalin's increasingly...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    I am sure you've getting this question a lot lately, but, if Manti Te'o falls to the Bears in the first round of the draft, should they make him Brian Urlacher's heir apparent? -- Donald Tursman, Los Angeles If you are asking if I would eliminate Te'o...
  • It's unseemly for nonprofit CEOs to make millions

    It's unseemly for nonprofit CEOs to make millions
    The story of the nonprofit CEO who solicits charity while raking in a giant salary is, by now, becoming a Central Florida cliché. There was NorthStar High School in Orange County, which was a miserable failure academically but paid its principal $824,000...
  • 'Startup Rising' takes a look at e-commerce in the Arab world

    'Startup Rising' takes a look at e-commerce in the Arab world
    At a moment when the world is transfixed by bloody political dramas unspooling in Egypt and Syria, a book about business start-ups in the Arab world might seem poorly timed. But many of the same social and technological factors behind the region's...
  • Excerpt: 'The Third Coast' by Thomas Dyja

    Excerpt: 'The Third Coast' by Thomas Dyja
    From his stove, Nelson Algren saw a dark shape stumble out of the bar across Wabansia Avenue. It teetered once, then slumped under the Nectar Beer sign, sizzling neon in the bitter February cold. Eight degrees, an army fatigue jacket, and too many shots...
  • Band teacher's car knocked into school library during tornado

    Band teacher's car knocked into school library during tornado
    Amanda Lochner bought a Honda five years ago when she first started teaching. Now, it is totaled. "I actually do not know what to think," said Lochner. "I have had such sharp panic attacks ever since in happened." The elementary school band teacher was...
  • Henryville students lose school, homes in tornado

    Henryville students lose school, homes in tornado
    "I feel sad when I think about what happened with what the tornado did to the school," said Keagan Blakey. The Henryville 4th-grader was at the dentist when Friday's storm rolled in. "They were saying that it was going to go to Henryville and then after...
  • Bosley Mouldings is in the family mold

    Bosley Mouldings is in the family mold
    I wish I had met Bosley Wright three years earlier. Back in 2008, I embarked on a do-it-mostly-myself kitchen renovation that included adding architectural millwork around the door and window frames. Easy enough, except that I wanted to match the...
  • Employers crack down on Internet shopping at work

    Employers crack down on Internet shopping at work
    Think twice before sneaking time at work to shop online on Black Friday, Cyber Monday or other times during the holiday. As many as 60 percent of employers say they will be block workers’ access to online shopping sites this season, according to...
  • Henryville students set to return to class in wake of devastating tornado

    Henryville students set to return to class in wake of devastating tornado
    Five months after a devastating tornado roared through Henryville, students are getting ready to return to class. The powerful EF-4 tornado blew through on March 2, decimating homes and businesses. Nearly half the elementary and junior/senior high school...
  • First day of school signifies fresh start for tornado-stricken Henryville

    First day of school signifies fresh start for tornado-stricken Henryville
    The first day of school signifies a fresh start for one Indiana community. Students and teachers in Henryville are going back into the building that took a direct hit from a tornado in March, and now, they are looking toward the future. At Henryville,...